Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

File: 20-43734

Victoria, BC – Officers are investigating after a report that a man swung a baseball bat at multiple people and damaged property at a multi-unit residential building yesterday afternoon.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m. yesterday, Patrol officers were called to a multi-unit residential building in the 1000-block of Pandora Avenue for a report of a man with a weapon. A witness reported that a man had attempted to enter a secure courtyard area of the building. When a resident confronted the man, he became irate and began swinging a baseball bat at residents of the building. The suspect then hit the building multiple times with the baseball bat, and then threw the bat at another person, striking them, before leaving the scene. The person struck with the bat did not report any physical injuries.

The suspect is described as 30 to 40-year-old Caucasian man standing six feet tall, with a slim build. He has short, shaved hair and wore a large black jacket and brown pants. The suspect was carrying a black duffel bag.

If you have information about this incident, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

This file remains under investigation.